Claudia Drago [PhD student]

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Campus Botanischer Garten
University of Potsdam
Ecology and Ecosystem Modelling
Maulbeerallee 2, building 2, room 2.03
14476 Potsdam

Research Interest

  • Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Limnology
  • Microplastics
Foto von Claudia Drago

 

Campus Botanischer Garten
University of Potsdam
Ecology and Ecosystem Modelling
Maulbeerallee 2, building 2, room 2.03
14476 Potsdam


Scientific career

Since 2018          PhD student at the University of Potsdam supervised by PD Dr. Guntram Weithoff and PD Dr. Katrin Wendt-Potthoff, project :
                                MikroPlaTas (Plastik in der Umwelt, BMBF)

2017                      Master’s thesis : “ Absorption and effect of microplastics in Mullus barbatus” (ENG)

2017                      Traineeship in Ecotoxicology in the University of Exeter (UK)

2015 - 2017        Master’s Degree in Coastal and Marine Biology and Ecology (ENG) in the University of Salento (Italy)

2014                      Bachelor’s thesis: “Methodology of Stratigraphic analysis of benthic foraminifera’s Tanathocenosis in Sicilian Channel” (ITA)

2014                      Four months Traineeship at Italian National Research Council; Institute for Coastal Marine Environment; Unit of Capo Granitola (CNR)
                                (Italy)

2013                      Two semesters abroad in the faculty of Biology at the University of Oviedo (Spain)

2009-2014          Bachelor’s study in Natural Science (ITA) at the University of Palermo (Italy)

    Publications

    Seta Noventa, Christian Hacker, Ana Correia, Claudia Drago & Tamara Galloway (2018) Gold nanoparticles ingested by oyster larvae are internalized by cells through an alimentary endocytic pathway, Nanotoxicology, 12:8, 901-913, DOI: 10.1080/17435390.2018.1487601

    Matthew Cole, Corin Liddle, Giulia Consolandi, Claudia Drago, Cameron Hird, Penelope K. Lindeque, Tamara S. Galloway (2020) Microplastics, microfibres and nanoplastics cause variable sub-lethal responses in mussels (Mytilus spp.), Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 160, 111552, ISSN 0025-326X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111552